New Zealand dismissed Pakistan for 156 in their second innings to seal a 123 run victory and a 2-1 series triumph on day five of the third and final test in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Set 280 for victory on the final day Pakistan suffered two separate batting collapses as New Zealand’s bowlers secured a memorable victory at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Debutant William Somerville took 3 wickets for 52runs to end up with a match haul of seven wickets. Fellow spinner Ajaz Patel finished with 3wickets for 42runs while paceman Tim Southee also claimed three victims.

Earlier Henry Nicholls scored his third test century, finishing with an unbeaten 126runs as New Zealand declared their second innings at 353 for 7wickets.

New Zealand won the opening test in Abu Dhabi by four runs before Pakistan squared the three match series with victory in the second test in Dubai by an innings and 16 runs.